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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Guard; Sentinel

Usage examples (36)
  • When a watchman is absent, or remiss, or bribed, the stream is turned out of its course, and every one helps himself or fills his cistern.
  • Approaching the garden wing, he called the watchman twice.
  • The work of a watchman is to take notice and to give notice.
  • Each gate watchman is appointed and paid by the "vestry" of the street in which he keeps guard. for more
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